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A global shortage of condoms is oncoming as the world’s largest manufacturer was forced to shut down production due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Shortage of condoms approaching due to coronavirus lockdown

Karex Bhd has not produced a single condom in its three Malaysian factories for more than a week because of a lockdown imposed by the government to halt the spread of the virus.
Former Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri is now being treated at home after spending nearly three years in a coma, according to his family.

Ajax’s Abdelhak Nouri returns home after 33 months in coma

Former Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri is now being treated at home after spending nearly three years in a coma, according to his family.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers governor reveals identity of coronavirus index case

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has revealed the identity of the COVID-19 in the State.
Championship club Leeds United have made an incredible gesture as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact football.

Leeds squad waiver their salaries to pay club employees

Championship club Leeds United have made an incredible gesture as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact football.
Dr Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC

Demola Sogunle: Nigerian businesses need to position themselves

Nigerian businesses need to prepare and brace themselves for a highly challenging period ahead as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts day-to-day life and commerce.
Rio Tinto said on Tuesday operations at its mineral sands mine in South Africa will be halted and activity in Quebec, Canada will slow down due to government directives in both countries to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Virus-control measures to hit Rio Tinto operations in South Africa, Canada

Rio Tinto said on Tuesday operations at its mineral sands mine in South Africa will be halted and activity in Quebec, Canada, will slow down due to government directives in both countries to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a 'new era of cooperation' [Petr David Josek-AP]

US top envoy Mike Pompeo visits Kabul amid multiple crises

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Afghan capital Monday amid an ongoing political crisis, a raging Taliban insurgency and rising coronavirus cases — all of which further threaten an already-floundering peace process.
Manchester United fans are planning a mass walkout in the next home game against Wolves on February 1st, as reported in The Mirror.

Manchester United, Manchester City donate to food banks as Premier League helps communities

Manchester United and Manchester City are the latest Premier League clubs to spring into action to help their communities during the coronavirus pandemic, joining forces to donate 100,000 pounds ($117,000) to support local food banks.
Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce on Friday defended his decision to stand down two-thirds of the Australian airline’s workers.

Qantas chief defends standing down airline’s workers over virus

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce on Friday defended his decision to stand down two-thirds of the Australian airline’s workers.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Coronavirus: Nigerian Army commander hails NYSC over camps closure

Brigadier-General W. B Idris, Commander of the 17 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Katsina State, on Thursday, commended the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) over its decision to close all Orientation Camps in the country as a way of curtailing the spread of COVID-19.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League confirm all matches suspended until April

The English Premier League have finally released a statement confirming that All games will be suspended until April 4th.
Formula One group CEO Chase Carey, Australian Grand Prix Corporation chairman Paul Little, Race director Michael Masi and Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO Andrew Westacott during a press conference after it was announced the Australian Grand Prix would be cancelled after a McLaren team member tested positive for coronavirus REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

Formula One in turmoil after Australia GP scrapped due to coronavirus

The Formula One season was thrown into doubt on Friday with the cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix due to the coronavirus, with chief executive Chase Carey saying it was “challenging” to predict when the next race might take place.
Augustin de Romanet tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, the company said, adding that his “state of health is not a cause for concern and does not prevent him from carrying out his functions.”

Paris airport chief tests positive for coronavirus

The chief executive of Groupe ADP, the company which runs Paris’ two main international airports, Charles de Gaulle and Orly, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the group said Monday.
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

British ports seeking funds to fight coronavirus spread

The British ports industry is requesting further support for port health authorities to prevent coronavirus spreading and impacting businesses.
In an effort to control the spread of the new virus ‘Coronavirus’, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam has ordered on Tuesday that the city would sharply cut the number of visitors from mainland China.

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

Four chartered flights have been arranged to repatriate Hong Kong citizens from around Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the spreading coronavirus epidemic, says Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
Workers walk past a pile of limestone at the Dangote Cement mine in Obajana village in Nigeria's central state of Kogi November 8, 2010. REUTERS-Akintunde Akinleye-File Photo

Dangote Cement to start exports from Congo, Nigerian exports decline

Dangote Cement said on Wednesday it planned to start exports from its Congo Republic plants to neighbouring states, while its Nigerian exports fell 41% in 2019 when Nigeria’s government closed its borders.

Coronavirus casts potential cloud over Euro 2020 with 100 days to go

This Wednesday marks 100 days to go until the start of Euro 2020, but as preparations are fine-tuned for the first European Championship to be played across the continent, the coronavirus outbreak could pose a potentially serious threat to the tournament itself.
Rajeev Suri, the chief executive of Nokia, is stepping down from his leadership role after overseeing the Finnish networking giant for more than half a decade.

Nokia chief to step down in September

Nokia chief executive Rajeev Suri will step down in September and be replaced by Pekka Lundmark, the company said.

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World Athletics is set to rewrite the 2020 season calendar, following disruptions to sports schedules by the unfolding coronavirus drama worldwide.

World Athletics to review 2020 season calendar

World Athletics is set to rewrite the 2020 season calendar, following disruptions to sports schedules by the unfolding coronavirus drama worldwide.
Bursaspor full-back Shehu Abdullahi has urged people to unite in order to defeat the coronavirus.

Shehu Abdullahi: We will defeat this virus together

The pandemic which is currently causing problems across the world has claimed thousands of lives, paralysed major activities and affected the economy.
Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.

Dillian Whyte: Anthony Joshua pretending he wanted all-British fight

Dillian Whyte says Anthony Joshua was “pretending” he wanted an all-British battle last year, but remains ready and willing if his bitter rival wants another grudge fight.
One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.

Many women have sexual problems – sex therapist

One of Nigeria’s leading sex therapists, using a special herb known as Kayanmata, Oji Oghenetejiri, has declared unapologetically that most women have sexual problems.
Manchester City star, Riyad Mahrez, has split from his wife — and is now dating the daughter of a Real Housewives of Cheshire star.

Manchester City won’t sell Riyad Mahrez – reports

The French champions have been heavily linked with a move for the Algerian winger, but City have no intentions of offloading the 29-year-old who joined them from English Premier League rivals Leicester City in 2018.